Now that position has considerable merit and I would find it quite challenging to debate against it. However I do believe that the purpose of thew current all politicians are evil type of posts are based upon trying to excuse certain parties because all politicians are bad.
For example: Rod Blagojevich was a corrupt Governor. Their answer "All politicians are corrupt so why would we expect anything different.
Crafty talkers they are but they seek the same end result arising out of the old "politics is a dirty business" that we who live ion the Metro East have heard for generations.